EagleEyes
Milford Jr. - Sr. High Library
HS library
  search Search & References  

If you want the rainbow, you've got to put up with a little rain.

                                                              ~Dolly Parton
 
   
aqua-pin BUSINESS  
  1. 20th Century Great American Business Leaders
    www.hbs.edu/leadership/database/
    Browse by industry, birthplace, name and more.

  2. American Stock Exchange
    www.amex.com
    Stock info.

  3. Big Charts
    bigcharts.marketwatch.com/default.asp?siteid=&avatar=seen&dist=ctbc
    Latest stock news.

  4. BizWeb
    www.bizweb.com
    Guide to 45,000 companies.

  5. Bloomberg Financial Page
    www.bloomberg.com/
    Market data.

  6. CBS MarketWatch
    www.marketwatch.com/news/default.asp?siteid=&avatar=seen&dist=ctmw
    From Dow Jones.

  7. CNN: The Financial Network
    money.cnn.com
    More financial news.

  8. Corporate Information
    www.corporateinformation.com/
    Leading companies in over 55 countries are featured here.

  9. Counselors for Small Business
    www.sbaonline.sba.gov/
    Resource for small business.

  10. Dogs of the Dow
    www.dogsofthedow.com/
    Check out your stocks here!

  11. Entrepreneur.com
    www.entrepreneur.com/
    Business solutions.

  12. Forbes Digital Tool
    www.forbes.com
    Business, finance and stock market news.

  13. Fortune Magazine: Companies
    money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune
    Online version of this magazine.

  14. Hoover's Online
    www.hoovers.com
    Research companies and business people here.

  15. Junior Achievement
    www.ja.org/
    Student economic lessons.

  16. Kiplinger
    www.kiplinger.com
    Look here for financial advice and business predictions.

  17. Motley Fool
    www.fool.com
    Features all kinds of financial information.

  18. Nasdaq
    www.nasdaq.com
    All the stock news you'll need.

  19. New York Stock Exchange
    www.nyse.com
    Check here for the latest news from the Stock Exchange.

  20. Online Women's Business Center
    www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/onlinewbc/index.html
    For women in business.

  21. SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
    www.score.org
    Counselors for small business.

  22. Stock Market Data
    www.stockmaster.com
    Resources for investors.

  23. Street.com
    www.thestreet.com
    Wall Street news.

  24. USA Today Money
    www.usatoday.com/money/front.htm
    Investment news from this daily newspaper.

  25. Washington Post Business Glossary
    www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/business/specials/glossary/index.htm
    Glossary of business terms.

  26. Yahoo! Finance
    quote.yahoo.com
    Check out this search engine's links to finance information.
Return to the top of this category or page.
 
Options

>> Business
.
>> Colleges
.
>>
Consumer Info
.
>>
Economics
.
>>
General Info
.
>> Government
.
>> Holidays
.
>>
Libraries
.
>>
Periodicals
.
>>
Libraries
.
>>
Periodicals
>> Scholarships

aqua-pin COLLEGES  
  1. 200 Letters for Job Hunters
    www.careerlab.com/letters/
    Varieties of great cover letters!

  2. America's Air Force
    www.af.mil
    Explore what the Air Force has to offer.

  3. America's Career Info
    www.acinet.org/acinet/
    Information here is searchable by state.

  4. Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Information
    www.bls.gov/k12/
    Connect your interests to a future career.

  5. Career Browser
    cbweb9p.collegeboard.org/career/bin/career.pl
    Major and career profiles.

  6. Career Explorer
    careerexplorer.net/
    Learn more about your career choice.

  7. Career Journal.com
    www.careerjournal.com/
    Executive career site.

  8. CareerBabe
    www.careerbabe.com/
    Your personal career advisor.

  9. Careers with the IRS
    www.jobs.irs.gov
    See if the Internal Revenue Service is for you.

  10. Careership
    www.mapping-your-future.org/features/careership/
    Middle school and high school students career exploration available here.

  11. Change Maker Game
    www.funbrain.com/cashreg
    Practice making change. You make need this skill when you get your first job!

  12. Child Development Degree
    www.csuchico.edu/catalog/cat99/programs/chld
    See what one school requires for this career choice.

  13. Common Careers for Personality Types
    www.personalitypage.com/careers.html
    After you know your personality type, see what occupations might interest you.

  14. Exploring Occupations
    www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/careers.html
    Links to many sites on specific career options.

  15. Find Careers
    www.iseek.org/
    Information on many careers is covered here!

  16. Fun Works
    www.thefunworks.org
    Explore careers geared to personal interests!

  17. Interest Inventory Quiz
    www.careerpathsonline.com/employment-options.cfm
    Find the career for you!

  18. JobStar Career Guides
    jobstar.org/tools/career/index.htm
    Career information for you!

  19. JobStar Resumes
    jobstar.org/tools/resume/index.cfm
    Get information on preparing the ultimate resume.

  20. Learn More Resource Center
    www.learnmoreindiana.org
    Interest surveys, career profiles and information on colleges are features of this site.

  21. Major Resource Kits
    www.udel.edu/CSC/mrk.html
    Look into information on career paths.

  22. Myers Briggs Psychological Type Profiles
    typelogic.com/typelinks.shtml#tests
    Links to resources on personality tests.

  23. New York Times: Working
    www.nytimes.com/library/financial/01working-index.html?0205
    Explore the world of work.

  24. O*NET OnLine
    online.onetcenter.org/
    Summary reports for occupational families.

  25. Occupational Outlook Handbook
    www.bls.gov/oco
    Is the career you are planning one that will have a bright future? Look here to see.

  26. Occupational Outlook Handbook Teacher Guide
    www.bls.gov/ooh/about/teachers-guide.htm
    Help with career related information in the OOH.

  27. Occupational Outlook Handbook: Childcare Workers
    www.bls.gov/ooh/personal-care-and-service/childcare-workers.htm
    What does it take to be a child-care professional?

  28. Riley Guide: Resumes and Cover Letters
    www.rileyguide.com/letters.html
    Help for both of these needs.

  29. U.S. Air Force
    www.airforce.com/
    Check out Air Force careers here.

  30. U.S. Air Force Academy
    www.usafa.af.mil/
    School's official site.

  31. U.S. Army
    www.army.mil
    The U.S. Army's official site.

  32. U.S. Coast Guard
    www.uscg.mil/
    Official website of the United States Coast Guard.

  33. U.S. Marine Corps
    www.marines.mil/
    Find out everything you wanted to know about the Marines.

  34. U.S. Naval Academy
    www.usna.edu/homepage.php
    Site for this institution.

  35. U.S. Navy
    www.navy.mil
    Welcome aboard! Here is the U.S. Navy site.

Return to the top of this category or page.

aqua-pin CONSUMER INFO
  1. AAA Online
    http://www.ouraaa.com/?zip=72212&stateprov=ar&city=little%20rock
    American Automobile Association resource site.

  2. Better Business Bureau
    www.bbb.org
    Get your business and consumer information from the BBB.

  3. Car Buyer's Guide
    www.edmunds.com
    New or used, find out what you need to know about the car you have in mind to purchase.

  4. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    www.cpsc.gov
    CPSC works to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.

  5. Consumer Reports
    www.consumerreports.org
    Take the advice of the people from Consumer Reports, who test the products and share the data with you.

  6. Consumer World
    www.consumerworld.org
    Links to over 200 consumer resources.

  7. Coupon Surfer
    www.couponsurfer.com
    Pick up coupons for products you desire.

  8. Federal Consumer Information Center
    www.pueblo.gsa.gov
    Get all your consumer information here.

  9. Freaky Freddies Free Funhouse
    www.freakyfreddies.com
    Seventy-two categories of free items — wow!

  10. Joey Green's Wacky Uses
    www.wackyuses.com
    Find out some unique uses for items that are generally used differently.

  11. Kelley's Blue Book
    www.kbb.com
    New car pricing and value of used cars are included here.

  12. Refund Sweeper
    www.refundsweepers.com
    Check out the coupons and specials for over 200 online stores and more.

  13. SalesCircular
    www.salescircular.com
    Here you can compare prices from different stores' sales circulars.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin ECONOMICS
  1. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
    www.bep.treas.gov
    Official site of the U.S. Treasury's department for printing and coining U.S. money.

  2. Coin World
    www.coinworld.com
    Coin collectors can receive information here.

  3. E-Commerce Times
    www.ecommercetimes.com/
    Commerce news from the Internet.

  4. EconData
    econdata.net/
    1000 Links to data sources.

  5. Economics America
    www.ncee.net
    Promotes economic literacy.

  6. Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    www.ny.frb.org
    Provides information as to the function of the Federal Reserve Bank.

  7. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
    www.frbsf.org/education
    Teacher and student activities for the study of the economy.

  8. Mathematics for Economics
    www.metalproject.co.uk/
    Find out how to use math in the teaching of economics.

  9. National Association of Investors Corporation
    www.better-investing.org
    Get advice here.

  10. U.S. Mint
    www.usmint.gov
    News and information from the U.S. Mint.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin GENERAL INFORMATION
  1. All Experts
    www.allexperts.com
    Free Question and Answer service.

  2. All You Can Read
    allyoucanread.com
    Here are links to magazines and newspapers from all over the world.

  3. Any Who
    www.anywho.com
    This telephone search engine lets you find people or businesses and also includes a reverse directory.

  4. Awesome Library
    www.awesomelibrary.org
    This site includes a good collection of resources for education.

  5. Biography
    www.biography.com
    Search for your famous person in this database of 25,000 celebrities.

  6. Britannica’s Internet Guide
    www.britannica.com
    Use the on-line version of this noted encyclopedia.

  7. Changing Racial and Ethnic Composition of the U.S. Schools
    pewhispanic.org/files/reports/79.pdf
    Enrollment data from 1993 to 2006.

  8. CIA World Factbook
    www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
    Find out all about that country you are researching.

  9. Columbia Encyclopedia
    www.bartleby.com/65/
    Over 50,000 entries should make it easy to find the topic of your choice.

  10. Encyclopedia Smithsonian
    www.si.edu/Encyclopedia
    This encyclopedia serves to answer questions about the Smithsonian through links to pertinent topics.

  11. Encyclopedia.com
    www.encyclopedia.com
    Look up your topic, much as you would use a print encyclopedia.

  12. Fact Monster
    www.factmonster.com
    Source of information about many diverse topics.

  13. Find Articles
    www.findarticles.com
    Look into the hundreds of magazine articles that are archived through this site.

  14. First Headlines
    www.1stheadlines.com
    Look at the headlines either by location or by topics such as business, health, sports, technology or weather.

  15. Google Scholar
    scholar.google.com
    Search the scholarly literature on your topic..

  16. Headline Spot
    www.headlinespot.com
    News highlights can be viewed from TV, wire services, U.S. or international newspapers, magazines or radio.

  17. Hot Sheet: Web Quick Reference
    www.hotsheet.com
    Links to sites on all types of topics are included.

  18. InfoMine
    infomine.ucr.edu
    If you are looking for scholarly resources, check this one out.

  19. Information Please
    www.infoplease.com
    Find all the knowledge you need about your interest.

  20. Ingenta
    www.ingentaconnect.com/
    This online database chronicles thousands of academic journals and magazines.

  21. Internet Public Library
    www.ipl.org/div/news/
    Hundreds of on-line newspapers from around the world.

  22. Librarians’ Internet Index
    www.ipl.org/
    Subject directory of Internet resources, reviewed and evaluated by librarians and found to be useful.

  23. Library Spot
    www.libraryspot.com
    Tremendous help for your research and reference needs.

  24. Multnomah County Library Homework Center
    www.multcolib.org/homework
    These links have been categorized by homework topic.

  25. New York Times Navigator
    www.nytimes.com/navigator/
    This is where the news reporters begin their web searches. Why shouldn't you try it out?

  26. Newseum
    www.newseum.org/
    Museum of news.

  27. Obituary Finder
    www.legacy.com
    Recent obituaries from American and Canadian newspapers are included here.

  28. Occupational Outlook Handbook
    www.bls.gov/oco
    What is the outlook for your planned career? Find out!

  29. Old Farmers Almanac
    www.almanac.com
    The traditional Old Farmers Almanac online version with planting, weather and food advice.

  30. One Look Dictionaries
    www.onelook.com
    Look at more than 80 specialized dictionaries here.

  31. Reference Desk
    www.refdesk.com
    Seeks to index quality Internet sites and assist people in their use.

  32. Research Rocket
    www.kyvl.org/kids/homebase.html
    This site takes students step by step through the research process.

  33. Reverse Phone Directory
    www.reversephonedirectory.com
    Look up a phone number to discover who has that number and where they live, just about the opposite of what you can do with a traditional telephone directory.

  34. Scholarpedia
    www.scholarpedia.org
    Free peer-reviewed encyclopedia.

  35. Snopes.com
    www.snopes.com
    Find out the truth (or not) behind urban legends, old wives' tales, strange news stories and more.

  36. Time and Date
    www.timeanddate.com
    Search for times around the world or for calendars for other years.

  37. U.S. Zip Code and Address Info
    www.usps.com/ncsc
    Find the zip code you need.

  38. Virtual Reference Shelf
    www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html
    Be sure to use these Internet resources compiled by the Library of Congress.

  39. World Time Server
    www.worldtimeserver.com
    Accurate current local times from around the world are found here.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin GOVERNMENT    

  1. 2010 Census
    www.census.gov/2010census/
    Look at what is coming!

  2. Abbreviations and Acronyms of the Government
    www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev.html
    What do all of those letters in the name of that government agency stand for? You'll find out here.

  3. AJAX
    www.sagal.com/ajax/ajax.htm
    This site links you to U.S. and international military and the police and intelligence community.

  4. American Fact Finder
    factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml
    Source for population, housing, economic and geographic information.

  5. American Law Sources Online
    www.lawsource.com
    This compilation of links to free online sources of legal information is valuable.

  6. Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
    bensguide.gpo.gov/
    Basic U.S. history links for students.

  7. Bureau of Economic Analysis
    www.bea.gov/
    National, regional and international topics are covered by this agency.

  8. Bureau of Justice Statistics
    www.ojp.usdoj.gov
    Here are the statistics on crime, drugs, law enforcement and the courts that you've been searching for.

  9. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    stats.bls.gov
    This site has data on employment, earnings, prices and more.

  10. Census Statistics
    www.census.gov
    Varied statistics from the last census.

  11. Center for Responsive Politics
    www.opensecrets.org
    Look into contributions and donations to various political groups and candidates.

  12. CNN All Politics
    www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/
    Looking for the latest political news? You've found it!

  13. Commonwealth Club
    www.commonwealthclub.org
    This organization has prmoted open discussion of government and political issues.  The site archives a selection of transcripts of club events.

  14. Congress Link
    www.congresslink.org
    Provides information about Congress, how it works and its members.

  15. Congressional Biographical Directory
    bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
    Learn about any member of Congress from 1774 to the present.

  16. Defense LINK
    www.defenselink.mil
    Look for Pentagon-related data here.

  17. Documents Center
    www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/
    A series of government resources is found here.

  18. Election Resources
    www.ipl.org/div/election
    Gather your information on the election here.

  19. Everybody's Legal Dictionary
    www.nolo.com/dictionary/wordindex.cfm
    A free legal dictionary!

  20. Fed Stats- Mapstats
    fedstats.sites.usa.gov/
    This site provides government statistics, arranged by state and county.

  21. Federal Consumer Information Center
    www.usa.gov/directory/federal/index.shtml
    This site provides a treasure trove of telephone numbers for federal, state and local agencies.

  22. Federal Statistics
    www.fedstats.gov
    Statistics for over 100 Federal agencies.

  23. Find Law
    marketcenter.findlaw.com/experts_consultants.html
    This could be one of the best directories of expert witnesses.

  24. Fugitive Watch
    www.fugitive.com
    News and search capabilities about fugitives or missing people.

  25. Government Spot
    www.govspot.com
    Great place to start your government search.  Dozens of links are included.

  26. History of Social Security
    www.ssa.gov/history/
    Read about the Social Security program here.

  27. History of the Federal Judiciary
    www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf
    Basic history about federal courts and the judges who have served there.

  28. History of the Supreme Court
    www.supremecourthistory.org/
    Learn about our nation's highest court.

  29. Immigration and Naturalization Service
    www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis
    Resources for teachers and students about immigration and citizenship.

  30. Library of Congress
    lcweb.loc.gov/rr/news/extgovd.html
    Vast collection of government resources, compiled by the Library of Congress.

  31. Library of Congress Constitution Resources
    memory.loc.gov/learn/community/cc_wethepeople_kit.php
    Constitution information from the Library of Congress.

  32. Litigator's Internet Resource Guide
    www.llrx.com/courtrules/
    If you are doing legal research, check out this site.

  33. Official Directory of State Patrol and State Police
    www.statetroopersdirectory.com
    A directory of sheriff and state trooper-related sites for the states is indexed here.

  34. Political Information
    www.politicalinformation.com
    Look at over 5,000 documents that related to U.S. politics here.

  35. Political Moneyline
    www.politicalmoneyline.com/
    Want to track money and its connection to politics?  Try out this site.

  36. Political Resources on the Net
    www.politicalresources.net
    This directory chronicles international political sites.

  37. Presidency 2012
    www.politics1.com/p2012.htm
    Biographies of the candidates are included, as are links to other political sites.

  38. President's Historical Site
    www.ipl.org/div/potus
    Check out these resources about the Presidents of the United States.

  39. Roll Call
    www.rollcall.com
    Web site for the Capitol Hill newspaper.

  40. Rulers of the World
    www.rulers.org
    Lists heads of state or heads of government for countries dating back to approximately 1700.

  41. State amd County Facts
    quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/
    Check out all of the census information here!

  42. State and Local Government
    www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm
    Links to state homepages as well as to listings of government officials for each state.

  43. Statistical Abstracts of the United States
    www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
    Selected census data is available here.

  44. Superintendent of Documents Home Page
    www.gpo.gov/
    The GPO is the government's main distributor of information.  The holdings are vast.

  45. Supreme Court
    www.supremecourtus.gov
    Official site for the highest court in the U.S>

  46. The Hill
    www.hillnews.com
    Congress' activities are chronicled here.

  47. This Nation
    www.thisnation.com
    Guide to government and politics on the Internet.

  48. THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
    www.congress.gov/
    Legislative information from the Library of Congress.

  49. Transactional Records Access Clearninghouse
    trac.syr.edu
    Find statistics on federal law enforcement here.

  50. U.S. Courts Site
    www.uscourts.gov
    Learn about the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts here.

  51. U.S. Election Atlas
    www.uselectionatlas.org
    Historical election statistics can be found here.

  52. U.S. House of Representatives
    www.house.gov
    This is the official site of the House.

  53. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    www.sec.gov
    Vast amount of information on U.S. companies that includes documents required under regulatory laws.

  54. U.S. Senate
    www.senate.gov
    Official site of the Senate.

  55. U.S. State Department: Regions
    www.state.gov/
    Despite being a U.S. government site, it also includes country information on additional nations.

  56. United States Government Manual
    www.gpoaccess.gov/gmanual/index.html
    Information on various government agencies.

  57. Vote Smart
    www.vote-smart.org/
    Find out about your candidates and local officials here.

  58. White House
    www.whitehouse.gov
    Official website for the White House.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin HOLIDAYS   
  1. Calendar Zone
    www.calendarzone.com
    Links to unique calendars such as religious, cultural or celestial calendars, as well as to our traditional calendar.

  2. Famous Birthdays
    www.famousbirthdays.com
    Who shares your birthday? Whose birthday is it today? You'll find out here.

  3. Festivals
    www.festivals.com
    Festivals and events from around the world are featured here.

  4. Flag Day
    memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/jun14.html
    Learn about the history of this June holiday!

  5. Holidays on the Net
    www.holidays.net
    Information about holidays, their history and suggested activities to explore the event further.

  6. Patriot Day
    www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/patriot-day
    www.daysoftheyear.com/days/patriot-day/

    Sites commemmorating the 9/11 attacks.


BLACK HISTORY


  1. African American Odyssey
    memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aointro.html
    Library of Congress collections.

  2. African American World
    www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld
    History and culture of black Americans.

  3. African American World for Kids
    pbskids.org/aaworld
    Visit the African American World of games and adventure.

  4. Bancroft Library: African Americans in California
    bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/africanamerican
    Materials relating to African Americans in California are featured here.

  5. Black History Calendar
    www.theblackmarket.com/dates.htm
    Discover historical events from Black History that occurred at a certain time.

  6. CNN Black History Month
    www.cnn.com/EVENTS/black_history
    Chronicles highlights of the February celebration.

  7. Culture and Change:Black History in America
    teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory
    A multitude of resources on black history.

  8. Encyclopedia Britannica's Guide to Black History
    www.britannica.com/blackhistory
    Biographies, timelines and more.

  9. Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
    www2.lhric.org/pocantico/tubman/tubman.html
    Harriet Tubman profiles, along with Underground Railroad Information.

  10. In Motion: African American Migration
    www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm?bhcp=1
    Transatlantic slave trade information.

  11. Internet African American History Challenge
    www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory
    Take this interactive quiz to see how well you do.

  12. Lessons to Celebrate Black History Month
    www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson221.shtml
    Prepare for February activities.

  13. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    www.holidays.net/mlk
    Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. on his day.

  14. MLK Online
    www.mlkonline.net
    Martin Luther King, Jr. information.

  15. Reading Rockets' Black History Month Resources
    www.readingrockets.org/calendar/blackhistory
    Many resources for February.

  16. We Shall Overcome: Historic Places of the Civil Rights Movement
    www.nps.gov/nr/travel/civilrights/index.htm
    Here are maps, site lists and background for places important to this movement.


CHINESE NEW YEAR

  1. Celebrate Chinese New Year
    www.c-c-c.org/culture-resources/holidays/traditional-celebration-of-the-chinese-new-year/
    Find out about the traditional Chinese celebration or the American version here. Also has information on the Chinese zodiac.

  2. Chinese New Year
    www.educ.uvic.ca/faculty/mroth/438/CHINA/chinese_new_year.html
    Overview of the celebration as well as links to foods, decorations and superstitions of Chinese New Year.

  3. Chinese New Year
    www.chinapage.com/newyear.html
    Find out about this special holiday.


CHRISTMAS

  1. Christmas Around the World
    www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/worldxmas/index.htm
    Here is information on the traditions of others.

  2. Christmas Around the World
    www.christmascarnivals.com/aroundtheworld/
    Christmas traditions worldwide.

  3. Christmas Carol Lyrics
    www.dwarfnet.com/christmas/carols/carols.shtml
    Can't remember the words to that Christmas song? Lyrics are found here for several favorites.

  4. Christmas Celebrations Around the World
    www.soon.org.uk/country/christmas.htm
    How do other countries celebrate Christmas?

  5. Christmas Traditions Around the World
    www.santas.net/aroundtheworld.htm
    Find out how they celebrate Christmas in other areas of the world.

  6. Santa's Favorites
    www.santas.net/christmasquotesandsayings.htm
    Santa's favorite quotes and superstitions are here, as are links to songs, recipes and traditions.

  7. St. Nicholas Center
    www.stnicholascenter.org
    Learn about St. Nick!


CINCO de MAYO

  1. Cinco de Mayo
    www.kiddyhouse.com/Holidays/Cinco/
    Overview of the holiday, as well as links to many other sources of data about the event.


HALLOWEEN

  1. Halloween: The Fantasy and Folklore of All Hallows
    www.loc.gov/folklife/halloween.html
    Site from the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress.

  2. Pumpkin Carving
    www.pumpkincarving101.com
    For your Halloween fun.


HANUKAH

  1. Chanukah on the Net
    www.holidays.net/chanukah
    Learn about this Jewish Festival of the Lights.

  2. How We Celebrate Hanukkah
    www.joi.org/celebrate/hanuk/index.shtml
    Explore this Jewish holiday.


KWANZAA

  1. Kwanzaa
    www.historychannel.com/exhibits/holidays/kwanzaa/
    The seven principles and symbols of the celebration are included here.

  2. Kwanzaa: A Celebration
    officialkwanzaawebsite.org/
    African celebration site.

OTHER

  1. Earth Day
    www.earthsite.org
    Official web site of this holiday celebrated on the March Spring Equinox.

  2. Groundhog Day
    www.groundhog.org/
    All you need to know about Punxsutawney Phil!

  3. History of Valentine's Day
    www.historychannel.com/exhibits/valentine
    Find out about the day of romance!

  4. Patriot Day
    www.loc.gov/exhibits/911
    Memorials for 9/11/2001.

  5. President's Day
    www.patriotism.org/presidents_day/
    Links to Web sites about President's Day for students and educators.

  6. Ramadan
    www.holidays.net/ramadan
    Explore this Muslim holiday.

  7. Veteran's Day
    www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/
    This site explains the origins of Veteran's Day and has November 11 resources.

  8. Veterans' Day - History Channel
    www.history.com/minisites/veteransday
    Companion site to the History Channel presentation.

THANKSGIVING

  1. Epicurious
    www.epicurious.com/cooking/holiday/thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving recipe and entertaining ideas.

  2. History Channel - Thanksgiving
    www.history.com/minisite.do?content_type=mini_home&mini_id=1083
    Companion to television program.

  3. Thanksgiving
    www.2020tech.com/thanks
    Read about the history of this American holiday.

  4. Thanksgiving: Its History
    www.wilstar.com/holidays/thanksgv.htm
    Take a quiz about Thanksgiving or read the story about the holiday.

  5. Vegetarian Thanksgiving
    www.vegkitchen.com/tips/vegetarian-thanksgiving/
    Have a vegan-friendly Thanksgiving!
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin LIBRARIES  
  1. America's Library
    www.americaslibrary.gov
    Library of Congress presents America's Story, featuring famous people, favorite pastime, historical data and information about the states.

  2. Internet Public Library
    www.ipl.org
    It's like a normal public library except online. A tremendous amount of information is available.

  3. Library of Congress
    www.loc.gov
    You have access to America's library. The Library of Congress has a vast menu of resources here.

  4. Library Spot
    www.libraryspot.com
    Links to all types of libraries are here. The Reference Desk has links to all types of research materials!

  5. Smithsonian Institution Libraries
    www.sil.si.edu
    Browse through the libraries that serve the Smithsonian Institution.

  6. University of Albany Reference
    library.albany.edu/reference
    Great reference collection for your research needs.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin PERIODICALS   
  1. MAGAZINES
    1. AJR Newslink
      www.newslink.org
      Find your journal or magazine on the Web.

    2. Atlantic Monthly
      www.theatlantic.com
      The online journal of Atlantic magazine.

    3. Business Week
      www.businessweek.com
      Read the online version to get your business news.

    4. Career Magazine
      www.careermag.com
      Look at the career resources or post your online résumé.

    5. Discover
      www.discovermagazine.com
      Browse this acclaimed scientific periodical.

    6. Mag Portal
      www.magportal.com
      New and archived articles are available from categories and subcategories of your choice.

    7. National Geographic
      www.nationalgeographic.com/
      National Geographic's online site.

    8. Newsweek
      www.msnbc.com/news/NW-front_Front.asp
      Online version of the weekly magazine.

    9. Online Serials - Internet Public Library
      www.ipl.org/div/news/
      Links to magazines, journals, e-zines and more.

    10. Scientific American
      www.scientificamerican.com/
      Science and technology news from this famous publication.

    11. Sports Illustrated
      sportsillustrated.cnn.com
      Here is the sports information you've been searching for!

    12. Time Magazine
      www.time.com
      Time's online edition.


  2. NEWSPAPERS
    1. 250 Best Online Newspapers
      www.virtourist.com/newspapers
      You may choose the newspaper you want to peruse by continent. Lots of international ones are included!

    2. Associated Press
      www.ap.org
      Get the latest news updates from this wire service.

    3. Boston Globe
      www.boston.com
      Read the online version of this Boston daily.

    4. Chicago Tribune
      www.chicagotribune.com
      Check out the latest news from the Windy City.

    5. Christian Science Monitor
      http://www.csmonitor.com/
      An International daily newspaper that does not rely on the AP wire service for all of its news. This newspaper has writers based in 11 countries.

    6. Daily Newspapers on the Internet
      www.gebbieinc.com/
      Links to newspapers are not the only features of this website. There are resource links for radio stations, television stations, magazines and more.

    7. Herald Bulletin
      www.heraldbulletin.com
      Anderson's daily paper that covers Anderson and its surrounding areas.

    8. Indianapolis Star
      www.indystar.com
      Indiana's largest newspaper, located in the state's captial, Indianapolis.

    9. International Herald Tribune
      www.iht.com/
      Internationally focused resource that is a joint project of The New York Times and Washington Post.

    10. Los Angeles Times
      www.latimes.com
      Read the news from the Los Angeles, California, area here.

    11. New York Times Multimedia
      www.nytimes.com/pages/multimedia/index.html
      This site includes news, slide shows and audio clips.

    12. Newspaper Association of America
      www.naa.org
      Collection of newspapers from North America.

    13. Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
      www.philly.com/mld/philly
      Be sure to read about Philadelphia's news here.

    14. Times of London
      www.timesonline.co.uk
      British news online.

    15. U.S. Newspapers
      www.usnpl.com
      Newspaper, TV and radio news sites are included.

    16. USA Today
      www.usatoday.com
      U.S. daily paper's online site.

    17. Virtual Newspaper
      www.refdesk.com/paper.html
      Links to all types of newspapers, as well as the wire services.

    18. Washington Post
      www.washingtonpost.com
      News from the nation's capital.

Return to the top of this category or page.

aqua-pin SAT/ACT Preparation  
  1. 100 Most Common SAT Words
    www.quia.com/jg/1527.html
    Try these activities with words commonly used on these tests.

  2. 4Tests.com
    4tests.com/
    Free online practice test site.

  3. ACT
    www.act.org/
    Information for parents, educators and students.

  4. AP Information
    apstudent.collegeboard.org/home
    Find out about AP classes and your college preparation.

  5. College Board SAT Question of the Day
    sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day
    Try your hand at these samples.

  6. Fair Test: SAT/ACT Optional Schools
    fairtest.org/university/optional
    Find out about colleges that enroll students without regard for test scores.

  7. Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
    www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day/
    Check out the word of the day.

  8. Number2.com
    www.Number2.com/
    Free SAT, ACT prep and vocabulary practice.

  9. Parents' Guide to Standardized Tests
    familyeducation.com/topic/front/0,1156,24-9028,00.html
    Family guide to those stressful tests.

  10. SAT Math Practice Test
    math.rice.edu/~lanius/Geom/quiza.html
    Some sample math questions.

  11. SAT Vocabulary Preparation
    www.sat-preparation.co.il/
    Help with this section of the SAT.

  12. Vocabulary Word Games
    sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm
    Improve your scores by trying these practice games.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin SCHOLARSHIPS
  1. Milford Jr/Sr High School Guidance Department
    milfordhighschoolcounseling.weebly.com/
    Links for your college and scholarship search.
Return to the top of this category or page.
aqua-pin SEARCHING ON THE INTERNET   
  1. SEARCH ENGINES

    1. Excite
      www.excite.com

    2. Fact Bites
      www.factbites.com
      Your search results come with an explanation.

    3. Galaxy Search Engine and Directory
      www.galaxy.com

    4. Google
      www.google.com

    5. High Beam
      www.highbeam.com

    6. Hotbot
      www.hotbot.com

    7. Infopeople
      www.infopeople.org/search/tools.html

    8. International Search Engines
      www.arnoldit.com/lists/intlsearch.asp

    9. Intute
      www.intute.ac.uk/socialsciences/lost.html
      Social sciences search engine.

    10. Lycos
      www.lycos.com

    11. National Science Digital Library
      nsdl.org

    12. One Key
      www.onekey.com

    13. Peter’s PolySearch Engines
      www2.hawaii.edu/~jacso/extra/poly-page.html

    14. Search Engine Colossus
      www.searchenginecolossus.com

    15. The Info
      www.theinfo.com

    16. Webcawler
      www.webcrawler.com

    17. Yahoo!
      www.yahoo.com

    Return to the top of this category or page.

Updated October 23, 2014
by Gloria Godtel
District Media Specialist